No money, No team? Likely all of us at one point or another.
Check out these great words from Carey Nieuwhof.
“Never play the hero in the story. Play the guide.
The purpose of the leader is to be the guide, not the hero.”
– Donald Miller
Have time to sneak in a great October conference?
Check out this family ministry conference!
Do you ask for help? Most of us try not to at all costs (that’s for another post …).
Here’s a great read with some practical help-asking encouragement.
Want to challenge yourself?
Here are 10 questions to reflect on.
Something special for Sunday!!!
The 27th is National Just Because Day.
Think of a fun way to celebrate your team … just because!!
Annual Volunteer Training is in full-swing in many places. Thinking past the “big event” in August or September, here are other ways to train year-round.
Anyone else guilty of this or is it just me?!!?
How secure are you in your leadership?
Here are some ways to measure that …
Anything that we INTEND to do requires us to be INTENTIONAL!
A suggestion to add to your leadership listening library.
The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast is a great one!
A successful team is many voices with a single heart.
John C. Maxwell
Hold yourself accountable for the things that matter.
Dr. Henry Cloud
Are you a healthy leader? Check out these 25 signs to know areas you’re doing great with and areas that need to be worked on.
“The highest calling of leadership is to unlock the potential of others.”
– Carly Fiorina
Just finished! Angela Duckworth’s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Good read and highly recommend.
If you need consistent doses of humor in your week, you really should follow John Crist.
Here’s a little sample for a Friday chuckle … and seriously, y’all, the sports clips are too funny!
You are the company you keep, like you are what you eat. Iron sharpens iron. Environments are contagious.
If we are actively seeking to grow & learn every single day,
we can say with confidence:
“I may not be there yet, but I’m closer than I was yesterday.”
Do you hire staff or recruit volunteers with their EQ in mind?
Here are 4 great questions to ask during the interview process.
Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast is a great one to consider adding to your listening learning & growing time!
Annoying habits? Me? Surely not! Well, yep … we all have them. The key is to identify and eliminate as often as we can. This article is a good prompt for that.
Do these 10 traits of a high character leader describe you?
Which one(s) do you need to strengthen?
Today is the Friday before the 4th of July … hope you’re planning some downtime of some sort. Whether a large gathering with friends/family, a quiet day at home, fireworks or the beach, I hope you enjoy the day! If you’re on Pinterest, here’s my board of red/white/blue food & fun. Happy 4th, y’all!!
I often scribble down quotes and such when I hear them. I failed to note the source of this one, but it is a current favorite and one to ponder!
……….. If you are a leader & not self-aware, you are an accident looking for an intersection………..
A leader works at keeping all areas of life in check … finances is a biggie for many. Whether you are struggling, needing some suggestions or simply want to stay the course, Dave Ramsey is the guy! We regularly listen to his daily show (via podcast) and learn answers to questions we didn’t know we even had. We stay encouraged and challenged and focused. Watch or listen here!
Love this word from Carrie Wilkerson:
Choose your inner circle. Don’t let folks ‘yuck’ on your ‘yay!’
The very first episode of The Global Leadership Podcast was just released this week!!! 30-minute episodes will be available first & third Tuesdays of each month and the learning opportunity from the world’s top leadership experts is tremendous. There are also accompanying downloads & resources including Reflection Questions that can be used as a team discussion.
Feeling a bit of time pressure during this season of life?
Here are 10 Ways to Get The Most Our of Your Time.
A little laugh for the day!
Paper is Dead??!?
(35 seconds … turn sound up)
Today is Good Friday.
This Passion Medley by Sandi Patty provides for 10 minutes of special worship on this day. Personally, listening rather than watching was most impactful.
Whether or not you are one, we all work with them!!
Here are 6 tips to working with extrovert leaders.
“I become the best version of myself when I must give my very best each day.” (Tim Elmore)
Ladies! The next Take Five experiences are happening in May. This unique leadership conference for women in ministry is designed with group and individual sessions containing great content as well as ample time to process and relax. Details here!!
If you want to fly, you must give up what holds you down.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.
Everything you say should be true, but not everything that’s true should be said.